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The Thinkware Dash Cam X500 is designed to record driving footage, using its accelerometer to register collisions and subsequently saving the video.
The X500 is about as big as a compact digital camera.
An LCD and four simple buttons cover the back.
A microSD card fits into a slot in the side.
The X500 is designed to be mounted on the windshield, behind the rearview mirror.
A power cord will have to be run from the device to a 12-volt power point in the car.
An interface on the device lets you choose different settings.
The X500 records four types of footage.
Footage can be viewed on the X500, but it does not show telemetry data.
The viewer software lets you see vehicle speed and location on a map.